Which Are the Most Dangerous Antidepressants?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 15, Number 6, June 2017
Daniel Carlat, MD
Editor-in-chief, The Carlat Psychiatry Report
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that they have no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
We often prescribe antidepressants to patients who are suicidal, and unfortunately, some people use these very medications to try to kill themselves. It’s been known for some time that tricyclic antidepressants are among the most toxic in overdose, so we embraced the SSRIs and later medications in part because they are considered to be safer. But how safe are they?